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On August 8, the World Billiards Sports Championship “Free Pyramid” among Gentlemen and Ladies Starts in Kyrgyzstan

On August 8, the World Billiards Sports Championship “Free Pyramid” among Gentlemen and Ladies Starts in Kyrgyzstan

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8/5/2019

On August 8 at 10.00, the World Billiards Sports Championship “Free Pyramid – 2019” among gentlemen and ladies or, as it is often called, “American Pyramid” starts on the coast of Issyk-Kul lake, in the city of Cholpon-Ata (Kyrgyz Republic).

The event is dedicated to the 5th anniversary of signing the Treaty on the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), which includes Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia, and the 25th anniversary of Eurasian integration idea. The championship is arranged by the International Pyramid Confederation, the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) with the assistance of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic.

The opening ceremony will be attended by Vice Prime-Ministers of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) countries, Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) Tigran Sargsyan, as well as President of the International Pyramid Confederation, the Russian Federation State Duma deputy Pavel Zavalny.

The championship will run until August 14, 2019. The initiative to hold the championship as part of the celebration of the EAEU anniversary dates belongs to the Chairman of the EEC Board Tigran Sargsyan, who was fully supported by the President of the International Pyramid Confederation. The championship starts on the eve of meetings of the EEC Council with the participation of Vice Prime-Ministers and the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council at the level of Heads of Governments of the EAEU Member States.

Sportsmen from more than 20 countries around the world are expected to take part in the tournament. During the competition, the World Champion and the strongest American Pyramid players will be identified.

The current World Champion in the free pyramid is one of the strongest players on the planet, Sergey Kryzhanovsky, a sportsman from the Republic of Moldova, which is the Observer State at the EAEU. The official record of world champions in this discipline has been conducted since 2000. The first World Champion in this sport is the legend of Russian billiards Yevgeny Stalev.

We invite journalists to take part in the coverage of the opening ceremony and competitions of the World Billiards Sports Championship “Free Pyramid - 2019”.

The tournament will be held in “Gazprom” Physical Education and Health Improvement Complex, the city of Cholpon-Ata. Please have a journalist ID with you.

Accreditation for the event is open until 14:00 on August 7.

Media accreditation contacts: Sergey Tsyplenkov, an employee of Press Office Section, the EEC Organizational Support and Protocol Department, е-mail: tsyplenkov@eecommission.org, phone:. + 7 (495) 669-24-00, ext. 41-49.